At a Glance

  • Four-story estate in the heart of central Atherton
  • 5 bedrooms, 7 full baths, and 3 half-baths
  • Elevator to all levels
  • Pool house with full kitchen and bath
  • Tennis studio/office
  • Approximately 14,225 total square feet
  • 2 offices, family room, media room, playroom, recreation room, fitness center, wine cellar, plus finished flexible-use rooms on 4th floor
  • Pool, spa, tennis court, and barbecue pavilion
  • Attached street-level 3-car garage plus underground garage for up to 4 cars, each with travertine tile flooring
  • Approximately 1.08 acres with circa 1907 brick walls from the original Stern estate
  • 150-foot-deep well for irrigation
  • Excellent Las Lomitas schools

Offered at $23,400,000

This stunning property presents all the hallmarks of a grand estate. The four-story floor plan, all accessible by elevator, is classic and timeless with hewn hardwood floors, extensive millwork, and rich alder wood paneling in some rooms. Spanning more than 12,000 square feet, the home offers complete flexibility for a variety of lifestyle needs, including 5 bedroom suites on the main and upper levels, 2 dedicated offices, a playroom, billiards/recreation room, fitness center, media room, and wine cellar. Plus, there is a pool house with full kitchen and a courtside studio/office. Garage parking for 5+ cars is perfect for a collector. The impressive grounds of more than one acre on a corner lot feature a pool and spa, full tennis court, barbecue pavilion, and circa 1907 brick walls that were part of the original Stern estate. Topping it all off is a central location with access to acclaimed Las Lomitas schools plus proximity to Sand Hill Road venture capital centers, Stanford University, and all of Silicon Valley. 


Details of the Home


Front door with beveled-edge leaded glass side lights to foyer with limestone floor; elaborate moldings and pilasters; a floating staircase curves to the upper and lower levels

Living Room

Hewn hardwood floors (which continue in most rooms), masonry fireplace in a wall of custom paneling and cabinetry, and separate sitting area with glass-lined shelves on two sides and French doors to the rear terrace


Just off the living room and with spiral staircase to the lower-level recreation room and direct access to a bedroom suite; fully paneled in alder wood with integrated wet bar and gas-log fireplace

Dining Room & Butler’s Pantry

Wainscot paneling, tray ceiling, and masonry fireplace flanked by custom cabinetry; adjoining butler’s pantry with sink and Sub-Zero wine cooler


Custom cabinetry by Knotty Hole, including island with seating, all topped in granite slab with subway-set tile backsplashes; walk-in pantry and breakfast area


Wolf gas range with burners, griddle, 2 ovens, and pot filler; 2 additional Thermador ovens; 2 Miele dishwashers; Sub-Zero refrigerator

Family Room

Fully open to the kitchen with coffered ceiling and French doors to a covered terrace with sound and lights; a fireplace beneath media is surrounded to the ceiling in stone and flanked by cabinetry and banquette seating

Main-Level Bedroom Suites 1, 2

Two bedrooms, one with access to the library and one with outside entrance; each has an en suite marble bath (one with shower and one with tub and overhead shower)

Upstairs Primary Suite

Bedroom with vaulted ceiling, hardwood floors, two private balconies, and significant built-ins in two areas; two dressing rooms with custom closets; en suite marble bath has heated floors, dual-sink vanity, air-jet tub, large shower, balcony, and private bidet and commode room

Upstairs Bedroom Suites 4, 5

Two carpeted bedrooms, each with private balcony and en suite marble bath with heated floor and large shower

Upstairs Media Room, Playroom & Bath

Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and chandelier, surround sound, wet bar with Sub-Zero refrigerator, and adjoining full bath with shower; across the hall and a few steps up is a flexible-use room wired for media and ideal as a playroom

Upstairs Office

Hardwood floors, built-in cabinetry, and adjacent rear staircase

Top-Floor Rooms

Fully finished, and with elevator access, with large skylight, carpet, and flexible-use space plus adjoining walk-in attic

Fitness Center & Spa Bath

Pocket door entrance, fully mirrored wall, and adjoining spa bath with stone walls, furniture-style vanity, and large slate shower beneath a glass ceiling

Recreation/Billiards Room

All wood-paneled walls, hardwood floors, significant built-in storage, gas-log fireplace, and wet bar; spiral staircase leads up to the main-level office and a full wall of windows and French doors open to a stone wall patio with stairs to both the front and rear grounds

Wine Room & Tasting Area

Fully customized with racking for wine storage plus tasting area with sink and two Fisher & Paykel dishwasher drawers

Pool House

Wood-paneled ceiling and travertine tile floor, stone fireplace, kitchen, and bath with shower and outside entrance; appliances include Thermador gas range, Bosch dishwasher, and LG refrigerator

Tennis Studio/Office

Courtside studio with French door entry and skylight

Other Amenities & The Grounds

  • Elevator to all 4 levels
  • Formal powder room
  • Lower-level half-bath
  • Main-level laundry room with sink, Kenmore washer and dryer, plus half-bath
  • Upstairs laundry room with double sink and Kenmore washer and dryer
  • Finished lower-level gift-wrapping room with custom cabinetry and outside entrance
  • Attached street-level 3-car garage plus underground garage for up to 4 cars, each with travertine tile flooring
  • Corner lot with gated entrances on two sides, including imported Belgium cobblestone driveway
  • Slate roof with copper gutters and downspouts
  • Programmable lighting
  • Security and surveillance
  • Barbecue pavilion with counter seating, gas cooktop, icemaker, and 2 sinks
  • Pool and spa with automated cover
  • Full tennis court
  • Underground generator room plus underground pump room with storage space